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Moon Information For October 5 2012 (United States)

Moon October 5, 2012 (United States)

The Moon information shown here applies to Washington, District of Columbia, United States on Friday, October 5, 2012. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset9h11m
Moonrise21:22
Moonset12:11
Distance to the center of the Sun149,568,596 km
Distance to the center of Earth405,407 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)78.1%
Lunar phasewaning
Current zodiac sign the MoonGemini ♊
Moon age (days past new moon)19.3

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth. Check all the conjunctions in October 2012.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and Jupiter2012-10-05 16:50Jupiter is 1 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and VenusOctober 12Venus is 6.5 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and MercuryOctober 16Mercury is 1.3 degrees South of the Moon.
Moon and MarsOctober 18Mars is 2 degrees South of the Moon.

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